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2004 Club Championship Round 2

by on October 15, 2004

If you submitted a game but don’t see it here, it’s because I couldn’t make sense of it. Enjoy!


Cimafranca,E (1941) – Bonin,J (2380) [E62]

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1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 d6 3.g3 g6 4.Bg2 Bg7 5.c4 0–0 6.Nc3 c6 7.0–0 Qa5 8.Bd2 Qa6 9.b3 d5 The database has 9.. b5 and 9.. Nbd7. 10.c5 Nbd7 11.Re1 Ne4 One scoresheet was no longer readable at this point; the other scoresheet was never readable at any point. White resigned in what appears to be 26 moves. 0–1

Bierkens,P (2237) – Waxman,M (1947) [C24]

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1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Nf6 3.d3 c6 4.Nf3 d5 5.exd5 cxd5 6.Bb3 Nc6 7.h3 Be7 7.. Bb4+ Mirumian (2506) – Biolek (2439), drawn in 16 moves in 1999. 8.0–0 0–0 9.Nc3 Be6 10.Re1 d4 11.Bxe6 fxe6 12.Ne4 Nxe4 13.Rxe4 Bf6 14.h4 Rc8 15.a3 Qd5 16.Bg5 Rc7 17.Qd2 Rcf7 18.Rae1 Kh8 19.R1e2 Rd7 20.h5 Rdf7 21.Bh4 Bxh4 22.Nxh4 Rf4 23.g3 Rxe4 24.Rxe4 Qd8 25.Qe2 Qg5 26.Kg2 Kg8 [26…Qc1 27.Nf3 Qxb2 28.Nxe5 Nxe5 29.Rxe5 Qxa3 30.Rxe6 Qc5 With a slight edge for White, according to Fritz, but better for Black than the text.] 27.Nf3 Qxh5 28.Nxe5 [28.Nxd4!] 28…Qxe2 29.Rxe2 Nxe5 30.Rxe5 Kf7 31.Rc5 Kf6 32.f4 Rf7 33.Kf3 b6 34.Rc6 g5 35.g4 gxf4 36.Kxf4 h6 37.b4 Rg7 38.a4 Re7 39.a5 bxa5 40.bxa5 Rb7 41.a6 Rd7 42.Ke4 Rg7 43.Kf4 Rd7 44.Ke4 Rg7 45.Kxd4 Rxg4+ 46.Kc5 Rg7 47.d4 Kf5 48.c4 h5 49.d5 exd5 50.cxd5 Rh7 51.d6 Ke6 52.Rc8 h4 53.Kc6 h3 54.Re8+ Kf7 55.Re1 h2 1–0

Simonaitis,A (1921) – Felber,J (2046) [B10]

Queens CC Jamaica (2), 15.10.2004

1.e4 c6 2.Nc3 d5 3.Qf3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Nd7 5.d4 Ndf6 6.Bd3 Nxe4 7.Qxe4 Nf6 8.Qe5 g6 9.Bg5 Bg7 10.Ne2 0–0 11.0–0 Be6 11.. Bg4, 12 f3 Be6, 13 c3 h6 and White eventually won in 33 in Simonaitis (1904) – Felber (2032), 2002 Queens C.C. 12.c3 Qd7 13.Rfd1 Rad8 14.Bc2 h6 15.Bd2 Nh5 16.Qa5 b6 17.Qa6 Qc7 18.Ng3 Bg4 19.Re1 [19.Nxh5 Bxd1 20.Rxd1 gxh5 21.Qd3! f5 22.Qf3 Roughly equal. White’s down the exchange but makes up for it by his sweeping Bishops and Black’s airy king shelter.] 19…c5 [19…Nxg3! 20.hxg3 e5! White has to fork up a pawn.] 20.f3 [20.Nxh5 Bxh5=] 20…Bc8 21.Qa3 Nxg3 22.hxg3 Qxg3 23.Re2 cxd4 24.Be1 Qg5 25.Qxe7 d3 26.Qxg5 hxg5 27.Bxd3 Rxd3 28.Re7 a5 29.Bf2 Bf6 30.Ra7 Rd2 31.Bxb6 Rxb2 32.Bxa5 Rc2 33.Rc7 Be6 34.a4 Bd8 35.Ra7 Bxa5 36.Rxa5 Rd8 [36…g4 better] 37.Rxg5 Rxc3 38.a5 Rdc8 39.Kh2 R3c5 [39…Bf5 40.Rg3 Rc1–+] 40.Rxc5 Rxc5 41.a6 Rc8 42.a7 Ra8 43.Kg3 Kf8 44.Kf4 Ke7 45.Kg5 Bd5 46.Ra3 Rg8 47.Rd3 f6+ 48.Kf4 Kd6 49.g3 Ra8 50.Ra3 Kc7 51.Ke3 Kb7 52.Kd4 Bf7 53.Kc5 f5 54.Kd6 Bc4 55.Ke7 g5? [55…Rxa7 56.Rxa7+ Kxa7 57.Kf6 Bd3–+] 56.Kf6 [56.Ra5=] 56…g4 57.f4 Rf8+ 58.Kg7 Rd8 [58…Rf7+ 59.Kg6 Ka8–+] 59.Kf6 Be2 60.Kxf5 Bf3 61.a8Q+ Rxa8 62.Rxa8 Kxa8 63.Ke6 Kb7 64.f5 Kc6 65.f6 Bd1 66.f7 Bb3+ 67.Ke7 Bxf7 68.Kxf7 Kd6 [68…Kd7!! ensures the draw, reports Fritz. 69.Kf6 Ke8 70.Kg5 Kf7 71.Kxg4 Kg6] 69.Kf6 Kd7 70.Kf5 Ke7 71.Kxg4 Kf7 72.Kg5 Kg7 73.g4 Kf7 74.Kh6 Kg8 75.Kg6 1–0

Lawson,B (2036) – Muwwakkil,M (1923) [E00]

Queens CC Jamaica (2), 15.10.2004

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3 d5 4.Nf3 b6 5.cxd5 exd5 6.Bg2 Bb7 7 Ne5 Bd6 was played in a game from 1998. 7.0–0 Be7 8.Ne5 0–0 9.Qc2 c5 10.dxc5 Bxc5 11.Nc3 Re8 12.Nd3 Na6 13.Bg5 Nc7 14.Qb3 Bd4 15.Rac1 Bxc3 16.Rxc3 Ba6? [16…Ne6= ] 17.Bxf6 gxf6 18.Nf4 Bc4 19.Qc2 Nb5 20.Rxc4 dxc4 21.Bxa8 Qxa8 22.Qxc4 Re5 23.h4 Nd6 24.Qb4 Qc6 25.Rd1 Rc5 26.Nh5 f5 27.Qd4 Ne8 28.Qd8 Re5 29.Nf4 Qf6 30.Qb8 a5 31.Nd5 Qg7 32.Nc7 Rxe2 33.Nxe8 Qxb2 34.Nf6+ Kg7 35.Nh5+ 1–0

Kerr,J (1913) – Frumkin,E (2024) [A42]

Queens CC Jamaica (2), 15.10.2004

1.d4 d6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 Nc6 5.Be3 e5 6.Nf3 Bg4 7.d5 Nd4 8.Be2 8 Nb5 c5 was the continuation in Monvesian (2435) – Zhidkov (2315), a game from 1995 drawn in 31. 8…Nxe2 9.Qxe2 Ne7 10.h3 Bd7 11.Nd2 f5 12.f3 f4 13.Bf2 h6 14.b4 a5 15.Rb1 axb4 16.Rxb4 b6 17.0–0 g5! With the center locked and the queenside far from being opened, Black has free rein on the kingside. White has no good way of defending against the pawn storm. Perhaps that’s why White held on to his KB in the game noted above. 18.a4 h5 19.Ra1 Ng6 20.Nb3 g4 21.fxg4 hxg4 22.hxg4 Qg5 23.a5 Bxg4 24.Qd2 Bf3 25.Be1 Qh5 26.Kf2 Bxg2 27.Qd1 Qh2 28.Ke2 Bf3+ 29.Kxf3 Rh3+ 30.Kg4 Qg2+ 31.Kf5 Ne7+ 0-1

Murphy,R – Ryba,N [C25]

Queens CC Jamaica (2), 15.10.2004

1.Nc3 Nc6 2.e4 e5 3.Bc4 Bb4 4.Nd5 Nf6 5.Nxb4 Nxb4 6.d3 0–0 7.Bg5 7 Nf3 has been played. 7…h6 8.Bh4 d5 9.exd5 Nbxd5 10.Ne2 Qd6 11.0–0 Nb6 12.Bb3 Nfd7 13.Nc3 Nc5 14.Ne4 Nxe4 15.dxe4 Qxd1 16.Rfxd1 g5 17.Bg3 Bg4? 18.f3 Bh5 19.Bxe5 c6 20.Rd6 Rad8 21.Rxh6 1–0

Kleinman,J (1820) – Perez,R (2041) [B52]

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1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bb5+ Bd7 4.Bxd7+ Nxd7 5.0–0 Ngf6 6.Qe2 e6 7.d3 Be7 8.c4 0–0 8.. Ne5 is Fries (2320) – Nielsen (2320), drawn in 27 moves in 1981. 9.Nc3 Ne5 10.Bg5 Nfd7 11.Bxe7 Qxe7 12.Nd2 Nc6 13.f4 Nd4 14.Qd1 Nb8 15.Nf3 Nbc6 16.Nxd4 cxd4 17.Ne2 Rad8 18.f5 d5 18.. Qg5 best. 19.f6! gxf6 20.cxd5 Ne5 [20…exd5 best 21.Ng3²] 21.Nxd4?? [21.Nf4+-] 21…Qc5 22.Rxf6 Qxd4+ 23.Kh1 Ng6 24.Qf3 exd5 25.Rf1 dxe4 26.dxe4 Rd7 27.Qg4 Re7 28.R1f4 Kh8 29.Rxg6 hxg6 30.h3 Qe5 31.h4 Kg7 32.Qf3 Rc8 33.Qg3 Rc4 0–1

Arluck,W (2052) – Rice,B (1512) [A45]

Queens CC Jamaica (2), 15.10.2004

1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 e6 3.e4 Be7 4.Nd2 d5 5.e5 Nfd7 6.h4 a6 6.. c5 has been played before. The text is probably a little slow. 7.Ngf3 h6 8.Bxe7 Qxe7 9.Bd3 c5 10.c3 c4 11.Bc2 Nb6 12.h5 Nc6 13.Rh3 Bd7 14.Rg3 f5 15.exf6 Qxf6 16.Bg6+ Kd8 17.Qe2 Kc7 18.0–0–0 Nc8 19.Re1 Nd6 20.Ne5 Qe7 21.Re3 Bc8 22.f4 Rf8 23.g3 b5 24.Ndf3 b4 Hanging a pawn. 25.Nxc6 Kxc6 26.Ne5+ Kc7 27.cxb4 Nb5 28.Qd2 Rb8 29.a3 Rb6 30.Kb1 Kb7 31.Rc1 a5 32.bxa5 Nxa3+ 33.Rxa3 Qxa3 34.axb6 Qb3 35.Qa5 Qxb6 36.Qxb6+ Kxb6 37.Kc2 Rd8 38.Ra1 Kb5 39.Ra8 Kb6 40.Kc3 Kb7 41.Ra5 Rd6 42.Kb4 Kb6 43.Be8 Ba6 44.Nd7+ Ka7 45.Nc5 Rb6+ 46.Ka3 Rd6 47.Bd7 g6 48.Bc8 gxh5 49.Rxa6+ Rxa6+ 50.Bxa6 Kb6 51.Bc8 1–0

Blake,B (1822) – Sylvers,M (1459) [B52]

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1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bb5+ Bd7 4.Bxd7+ Qxd7 5.0–0 g6 6.Nc3 Bg7 7.d3 Nf6 7.. Nc6 was played in a game from 1978. 8.Rb1 0–0 9.e5 Ng4 10.exd6 exd6 11.Bf4 Nc6 12.h3 Nge5 13.Nxe5 Nxe5 14.Re1 Qf5 15.Nd5 Qd7 16.Bh6 Rfe8 17.Bxg7 Kxg7 18.Qd2 Re6 19.d4 Nc6 20.dxc5 dxc5 21.Qc3+ f6 [21…Nd4 22.Qxc5 Ne2+ 23.Kh1 Rc8 24.Qa5 Rxc2=] 22.Rxe6 Qxd5? [22…Qxe6 23.Nc7 Qxa2 24 Re1 Rc8 and while White is still winning, Black at least is still alive. The text loses quickly. ] 23.Qxf6+ Kg8 24.Rbe1 Qd7 25.Re7 Nxe7 26.Rxe7 Qd1+ 27.Kh2 1–0

Ryba,A (1149) – Denig,P (1620) [E10]

Queens CC Jamaica (2), 15.10.2004

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.Nf3 e6 4.e3 g6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bd3 b6 The database has 6.. Qc7 and 6.. d5 here. 7.b3 Bb7 8.Bb2 Bg7 9.0–0 0–0 10.Re1 Nc6 11.dxc5 bxc5 12.Ne4 Hangs a pawn. 12…Nxe4 13.Bxg7 Nxf2 14.Kxf2 Kxg7 15.Be2 Qc7 16.Rh1 Rad8 17.h4 Ne7 18.Rh3 Kg8 19.h5 Nf5 20.g4 Nh6 21.Nh2 g5 22.Kg1 f5 23.Qd2 Nf7 24.h6 Qe5 25.Rf1 Nxh6! 26.Rxh6 Qg3# 0–1

Bottazzi,A – Drazil,F (1561) [B22]

Queens CC Jamaica (2), 15.10.2004

1.e4 c5 2.c3 Nc6 3.Nf3 e5 4.Bc4 Nf6 5.d3 d6 6.Ng5 d5 7.Bb3 [7.exd5+-] 7…h6 8.Nxf7? Kxf7 9.Nd2 Na5 10.Nf3 Bd6 11.exd5 Re8 12.Ba4 Bg4 13.b4 I can only report what the scoresheet says, but it seems likely the game didn’t go down this way as that would mean both players overlooked White’s Ba4 hitting Black’s Re8. 13…cxb4 14.cxb4 Bxb4+ And now the scoresheet gives 15 h3. Black won in 25. 0–1

Swan,P (1411) – Frawley,J (1722) [A58]

Queens CC Jamaica (2), 15.10.2004

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.c4 c5 4.d5 b5 5.cxb5 a6 6.bxa6 Bxa6 7.Nc3 d6 8.Nd2 Bg7 9.e4 Bxf1 10.Nxf1 Nbd7 11.Ng3 0–0 12.0–0 12.. Qb6 is Vulovic (2020) – Dragasevic (2215), drawn in 59 moves in 1990. 12…Nb6 13.f4 Nfd7 14.f5 Ne5 15.fxg6 hxg6 16.Bg5 Qd7 17.h3 Rfb8 18.b3 Nc8 19.Qd2 Qa7 20.Kh1 Qa5 21.Rac1 Qa7 22.Bh6 Nb6 23.Bxg7 Kxg7 24.Rf4 Nbd7 25.Rcf1 Kf8 26.Rh4 Ke8 27.Rh8+ Nf8 28.Qh6 Kd7 29.Qg7 Qa5 30.Nge2 Qa6 31.Rxf7!! Giving up the exchange but eliminating Black’s only useful piece. With the gambit pawn already in the bank plus the pawn just captured on f7, material is equal but the position definitely is not. A gutsy move. 31…Nxf7 32.Qxf7 Qb7 33.Nf4 Re8 34.Ne6 Qb8 35.Na4 Nxe6 36.dxe6+ But this lets Black turn the tables. Instead, 36.Nb6+!! Qxb6 37.dxe6++- 36…Kc6 37.Rh7 (Diagram)


Qd8 [37…Rxa4!! Poetic! Black returns the favor and gives up his rook for a knight. 38.bxa4 Rf8 39.Qxg6 Rf1+ 40.Kh2 d5+! 41.Qg3 (41.g3? Qb2#) 41…Rh1+! 42.Kxh1 Qxg3 and Black wins.] 38.Qxg6 Rg8 39.Qh5 Rh8 40.Qd5+ Kc7 41.Rf7 Rf8 42.Nc3 Kb6 43.Qc4 Re8 44.Qb5+ Ka7 45.Qc6 Qb6 46.Qd7+ Ka6 47.Nd5 1–0

Drazil,P (628) – Bauer,A (1600) [D00]

Queens CC Jamaica (2), 15.10.2004

1.d4 d5 2.Nc3 g6 3.Nf3 Bg7 This off-beat position only turns up three times in the database. 4 g3, 4 e4, and 4 Bg5 were the tries. 4.e3 Nf6 5.Bd3 Nc6 6.Bd2 0–0 7.0–0 Re8 8.Re1 e5 9.Bb5 e4 10.Ng5 10 Bxc6 and 11 Ne5 is Fritz’s choice. 10…Qd6 [10…h6 11.Nh3 Bxh3 12.gxh3–+] 11.a3 h6 12.Nh3 a6 13.Ba4 b5 14.Bb3 Na5 15.Ba2 Missing 15 Nxe4! with roughly equal chances. 15…Nc4 16.Bc1 Ng4 17.g3 Nf6 18.b3 Nb6 19.Nf4 Bg4 20.Qd2 g5 21.Nfe2 Bf3 22.b4 Qe6 23.Nf4 gxf4 24.exf4 Qh3 25.Qe3 Qg2# 0–1


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